LaDue Says School Plot Was 'A Very Bad Decision'A Waseca teenager who planned an attack at his school in 2014 says he made "a very bad decision" to stockpile bomb-making materials and wishes he hadn't done it.
Teen In Waseca Plot Released From Probation, Takes FelonyA Waseca teenager who planned an attack at his school in 2014 has been released from his probation, and in exchange, he has accepted a felony conviction on his record.
LaDue Back Home After Being Discharge From Treatment CenterHe was accused of plotting a mass killing at his school in Waseca. Now, more than two years later, he's going home.
Waseca Teen Accused In Bomb Plot Will Not Return HomeA Waseca teen who took a plea deal after being accused of plotting a mass killing at his high school will not return home. John LaDue, 19, must be released from jail Thursday because he reached the limit for his conviction of having an explosive device.
Teen In Waseca School Bomb Plot May Return HomeThe teenager who made a plea deal after being charged with plotting to kill his family and set off explosives at his school may end up returning home. According to reports at the CBS affiliate in Mankato, a review hearing was held this week in Waseca County for John LaDue.
Teen In Waseca Bomb Plot Gets 10 Years Of ProbationThe Waseca teenager accused of plotting to kill his family and blow up his school was sentenced Monday to a 10-year stayed prison sentence and 10 years of intense supervised probation.
Teen Accused Of Plotting To Bomb School Pleads Guilty To Explosives ChargeThe teenager accused of planning to bomb his school, to kill as many students as possible and his parents, took an unexpected plea deal Friday.
Waseca Teen Accused Of Planning School Massacre Pleads GuiltyA teen accused of planning a school bomb plot pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to possession of an explosive or incendiary device. The plea is part of a deal that would place him in a secure treatment facility for autism spectrum disorder patients.
Bail Set For Minnesota Teen Accused In Waseca Attack PlotA judge has set bail for a Minnesota 18-year-old accused of planning to kill his family and attack his high school. Judge Larry Collins on Monday ordered John LaDue held on bail of $750,000 without conditions or $500,000 with conditions.
Teen Accused Of Planning School Attack Certified As AdultA Waseca teenager accused of planning to kill his family and attack his high school will stand trial as an adult on explosives charges, a judge ruled Friday, citing the seriousness of the allegations. Waseca County District Judge Robert Birnbaum also ordered that John LaDue be immediately transferred from a juvenile center to the county jail pending his first adult court appearance.
Psychologist: Waseca Plot Suspect Poses 'Significant Risk Of Future Violence'A Waseca teenager is in court Tuesday facing serious explosives charges, and the main question the court is determining right now is whether or not he should he be tried as an adult.
Judge Orders 2nd Evaluation For Teen Accused Of School PlotA judge has approved prosecutors' request for a second psychological exam for a southern Minnesota teen accused of plotting an attack at his school. The exam was ordered by the judge in determining whether to charge the 18-year-old from Waseca as an adult. He was 17 when he was arrested last year. Waseca police say they found him in a storage unit with bomb-making materials and a plan to kill his family and attack his high school.
2 Teens Plea Guilty In Waseca Bombing PlotTwo teenagers who are accused of assisting, possibly unknowingly, a Waseca teenager in his plot to kill his family and set off explosives at his school have pleaded guilty. John LaDue was arrested last April after authorities said they found bomb-making materials in a storage locker in Waseca.
Court Asked To Consider Murder Attempt Charge In School PlotProsecutors are asking a state appeals court to reinstate attempted murder charges against a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota. The appeals court holds a hearing Wednesday in the Waseca County case.
Defense: Court Can't Reinstate School Plot ChargesAttorneys for a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota say a state appeals court lacks the authority to reinstate the most serious charges filed against the boy.